In elområde four residents have in periods had more expensive electricity bills than the other areas. Skåne, Blekinge, Kronoberg, parts of the Kalmar county, Halland, Jönköping and parts of Västra Götaland county is included in the area.
– the Price will be higher in the south because there are limitations in the electricity grid, " says Daniel Engström, elmarknadsanalytiker at the Swedish energy agency.
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One problem is that the capacity of the power lines are not always sufficient to transport electricity from the north to the south. By splitting the country into bidding areas for electricity, the hope is that new power plants are being built where there is deficit of electricity, and that state-owned Svenska kraftnät, which operates the national grid, shall get clear signals about where the grid needs to be strengthened to be able to transfer more electricity in Sweden.
the chamber of the households have been 580 million higher than for the locals since 2011. In comparison with the northern region, there have been 880 million more expensive for sydsvenskarna, according to a report from Sweco.
– For the individual household, it might be a few hundred dollars, but many feel it as above all an injustice, "says Anders Berlin, föreningskonsulent on Villaägarnas' Association, South region.
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in the third field of electricity electricity prices have been more expensive in periods. The explanation is that several large cities are located where; Gotland, Stockholm county, Södermanland county, Uppsala county, Värmland county, Västmanland county, Örebro län, Östergötlands län, parts of Jönköping and Halland. Then elområdena was created, it has the third electricity has had the greatest use of electricity.
the four areas is usually a few percentage points. In november, differed kilowatttimmespriset about five penny between the cities. Elområde one and two usually have approximately the same price level. In elområde an included Norrbottens län and parts of Västerbottens county while in the area two is Jämtland county, Västernorrland county and parts of Dalarna county, Gävleborg and Västerbotten counties including.
in other words, it is mainly elområde three and four as it sometimes occurs, the price differences among. However, price dispersion has decreased the more time that has passed.
" We call it the bottlenecks in the electricity grid because we find it difficult to transfer sufficient electricity during all hours to the southern parts of Sweden. In addition to the price of electricity, we have also nätavgiften which plays an important role for the total price, " says Daniel Engström.
today, there are only a power within each elområde. Depending on the cost your local power have the charges might differ. Geography, soil conditions, and line length affect what elnätsavgiften lands on.Link to the graphics
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